Read more about how the Connected Systems Institute is facilitating collaboration between industry and academia below.

The Quest for Women Engineers: Students Embark on Engineering Quests at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

As the gender ratio in STEM has remained imbalanced for years, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is one of many academic institutions implementing female-focused programs in STEM subjects. For the last decade, UWM has hosted the EnQuest summer program for female high school students, and last summer EnQuest integrated simulation through... Read More

CSI featured in Cisco Case Study: Transforming Manufacturing

Digital transformation is fueling the fourth industrial revolution. To compete effectively, manufacturers must switch from static to dynamic operations by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud computing, supply chain technology, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). To do so, manufacturers need workers capable of using these technologies—but... Read More

Connected Systems Institute Geared for Digital Manufacturing

With contributions from private-sector partners, the Connected Systems Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee gives students lab experience with emerging technologies in digital manufacturing. According to a 2021 study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, more than 2 million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled through the coming decade, which could... Read More

Rockwell Automation and Cisco partner on New Manufacturing Training Program

With skilled labor shortages on the horizon for many manufacturers, Rockwell Automation and Cisco are collaborating with the University of Wisconsin to nurture a more automation-savvy workforce. The University of Wisconsin’s Connected Systems Institute (CSI) is just one example of a collaboration between academia and industry designed in this mold.... Read More

Jennifer Abele – Strategic Partnerships and the Workforce of the Future

In this week's Industrial Talk Podcast we're talking to Jennifer Abele, Senior Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee about “Strategic Partnerships to Engage and Innovate the Workforce of the Future!”. Get the answers to your “Digital Transformation Education” questions along with Jennifer's unique insight on the... Read More